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Moby-Dick

Moby-Dick

or, The Whale (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions

Herman Melville - Author

Nathaniel Philbrick - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780142000083 | 672 pages | 01 Sep 2001 | Penguin | 5.70 x 8.42in | 18 - AND UP
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A century and a half after its publication, Moby-Dick still stands as an indisputable literary classic. It is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. But more than just a novel of adventure, more than an encyclopedia of whaling lore and legend, Moby-Dick is a haunting, mesmerizing, and important social commentary populated with several of the most unforgettable and enduring characters in literature. Written with wonderfully redemptive humor, Moby-Dick is a profound and timeless inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception.

With an Introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick, author of the phenomenal bestseller In the Heart of the Sea.


@greatwhitetale Call me Ishmael. You could call me something else if you want, but since that’s my name, it would make sense to call me Ishmael.

Captain obsessed with finding a whale called Moby Dick. Sounds like the meanest VD ever, if you ask me. Sorry. Old joke. Couldn’t resist.

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